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The Ocean Railway: Isambard Kingdom Brunel, Samuel Cunard and the Great Atlantic Steamships
The Ocean Railway Isambard Kingdom Brunel Samuel Cunard and the Great Atlantic Steamships
Author: Stephen R. Fox
The great transatlantic steamship lines revolutionized Anglo-American commerce and travel. In a wave of British and American entrepreneurial zeal, the ploddingly slow, ugly and uncomfortable vessels of the early 19th century were transformed into vast, swift, graceful and often luxurious ocean-going liners. Steamships became emblems of an age, o...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780002571852
ISBN-10: 0002571854
Pages: 493
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Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Book Type: Hardcover
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